Teenager pleads guilty in connection with Portsmouth assault
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A fourteen year-old boy has pleaded guilty to an assault in Portsmouth on Tuesday 8 June.
At approximately 7.15pm an altercation occurred between two people on Dugald Drummond Street, near to Greetham Street, during which a man in his 20s suffered knife injuries to his legs. These are not life-threatening.
A 14-year-old boy from Havant was subsequently charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent, attempted robbery, and possessing a knife, blade or sharp pointed article in a public place.
This morning (Friday 11 June) he appeared at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court, sitting as a youth court, and pleaded guilty to all three charges.
He was remanded to secure accommodation for sentencing at Portsmouth Magistrates’ Court, sitting as a youth court, on 2 July.